Haleem | How to make Haleem

By Ruchira Hoon  |  18th Aug 2015  |  
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About Haleem Recipe

High calorie but high on deliciousness too. A Ramzan and Navroz speciality

Haleem is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Haleem is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Haleem by Ruchira Hoon will help you to prepare the perfect Haleem in your kitchen at home. Haleem needs few minutes for the preparation and 180 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Haleem. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Haleem. In case you have any questions on how to make the Haleem you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Ruchira Hoon. Haleem will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Haleem

  • 250 grams boneless mutton
  • 300 grams wheat soaked overnight and husked
  • 1 cup mixed daal - channa moong and masoor (split gram yellow lentil and red lentil)
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4 green chillies chopped and then pound
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 4 tblsp ghee
  • 2 onion sliced
  • 2 tblsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • For the toppings:
  • 1 cup fried onions
  • 4 lemon wedges
  • sliced ginger
  • chopped coriander
  • chopped green chilli

How to make Haleem

  1. 1. Marinate the mutton with the ginger garlic paste as well as the green chillies and a bit of salt. Keep aside for 1 hour
  2. 2. Meanwhile soak the daals as well.
  3. 3. Coarsely grind the meat that has been soaked
  4. 4. Now, add the mutton, daal and its water as well as the wheat and the water it was soaked in along with the turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt. Cook on low heat for 1 hour.
  5. 5. Pressure cook the meat for 5 whistles. And then cool and grind the mixture.
  6. 6. Heat ghee in a large pan, fry the chopped onions and add the ground mutton mix to it.
  7. 7. Add the garam masala in it and cook for an additional 45 minutes or until the haleem is fragrant.
  8. 8. Serve hot with sliced ginger, lemon wedges, chopped coriander and chopped green chilli and fried onions

My Tip:

Top with additional ghee

Reviews for Haleem (7)

Kota Sonali8 months ago

Yummy :ok_hand:

Nupur Mukherjee2 years ago

thanl you

anjum salma2 years ago


Niloupher Sethna2 years ago

definitely not a Parsi speciality

Romila Patnaik2 years ago

Tried for the frst time at home! turned out grt! thanks for the recipe :)

Ruchira Hoon2 years ago


anjana arora2 years ago

Delicous !! Thank you

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